KC-10 Extender

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Name: KC-10 Extender
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Tanker program $300M below budget, but delays possible report says

The Air Force’s top acquisition priority could be more than $300 million under budget, but risks months-long testing delays to replace an aging fleet of refueling tankers half a century old, the Government Accountability Office reported.The GAO estimated ... [Published Stars and Stripes - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Air Force budget focuses on preserving capability, not aircraft

[embedded content]WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The debate over force structure reductions outlined in the Air Force’s fiscal year 2015 budget should be about capabilities and missions, not aircraft, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III told the Senate ... [Published Air Force Link - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

McChord Civic Leaders visit Travis AFB

Tracy Peacock (left), American Red Cross Mount Rainier Chapter executive, and Mayor Don Anderson (right), City of Lakewood, Wash., find out first-hand how fast personal floatation devices inflate March 28, 2014, at the aircrew flight equipment demonstration ... [Published Grand Forks Air Force Base - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Travis trains with multiple bases, services in ACOT

A 62nd Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III receives an aerial refuel from a 60th Air Mobility Wing KC-10 Extender March 24, 2014, over the California coast en route to San Diego. The advanced combat operations training involved aircraft from Joint Base ... [Published Grand Forks Air Force Base - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Airmen see importance of mission firsthand

Capt. James Nussey and 1st Lt. Ross Ostarello bring a 92nd Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker up to altitude during an air refueling mission and incentive flight over Oregon and California, March 26, 2014. Incentive flights are designed as an opportunity ... [Published Grand Forks Air Force Base - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Air Force officials take tactical aviation strategy to Capitol Hill

By Master Sgt. Amaani Lyle, Air Force Public Affairs Agency Operating Location - P / Published March 27, 2014WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Air Force officials said on Capitol Hill during a hearing March 26 that while the Bipartisan Budget Act has provided greater ... [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Air Force planning for possible sequestration cuts in 2016, official says

Facing fiscal constraints, the Defense Department will try to preserve high-tech warfare capabilities while cutting people and platforms and curbing the growth of pay and benefits, according to a budget preview unveiled by Pentagon officials Monday.A ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

CSAF: Every budget decision hurts

The U.S. Air Force is the finest in the world, “and we need to keep it that way,” Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, said here, March 14.The Air Force’s fiscal year 2015 budget request was built to ensure its combat power remains unequaled, ... [Published Peninsula Warrior - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Why Is The 'Retired' F-117 Nighthawk Still Flying?

SWhy is the F-117 Nighthawk, America's first true "stealth" aircraft, still prowling the skies years after its retirement in 2008?Since the F-117 officially stopped flying, the famous triangular black jet has been spotted on numerous occasions . Even ... [Published Gizmodo - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

USAF Budget Director Outlines Challenges

WASHINGTON --- With the Air Force making every dollar count, the fiscal year 2015 President’s Budget request was presented to the Air Force Association by Maj. Gen. James Martin, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller ... [Published Defense-Aerospace - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Feb 25 2014 - Updated Feb 25 2014 - 1 reports

Fighting a cyber-Pearl Harbour

Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe.  Today: For those who measure a country’s clout by its military spending, today’s announcement could be the beginning of the end for the U.S. ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Feb 25 2014]
First reported Jan 14 2014 - Updated Jan 14 2014 - 1 reports

NATO ‘Mentors’ Train a Resurgent Afghan Air Force

(Bagram, Afghanistan)  On a grey-brown December morning, an Afghan Air Force C-208 taxis and holds short of runway two-nine at Kabul International Airport. Its mission isn’t glamorous: a liaison flight from the capital to the NATO Base at Bagram, ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jan 14 2014]

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While the aircraft has seen "good progress," the GAO said "the next 12 months will challenging as the program must accomplish a significant amount of work and the margin for error is small."
...Jason Roberts 60th Operations Support Squadron airborne mission commander. "This scenario-based training supports the full spectrum of operations in both permissive and contested battle space while delivering the most realistic and efficient learning experience possible. The ultimate goal is to give crews enhanced applied knowledge to meet the combatant commander's requirements."
"We have a down payment to begin to upturn readiness," LaPlante said of the Budget Bipartisan Act. "We did use a little bit of it in the AirAir Force to protect some of our high-priority programs."

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Tanker program $300M below budget, but delays p... [Published Stars and Stripes - 9 hours ago]
Air Force budget focuses on preserving capabili... [Published Air Force Link - Apr 15 2014]
McChord Civic Leaders visit Travis AFB [Published Grand Forks Air Force Base - Apr 03 2014]
Travis trains with multiple bases, services in ... [Published Grand Forks Air Force Base - Mar 28 2014]
Airmen see importance of mission firsthand [Published Grand Forks Air Force Base - Mar 28 2014]
Air Force officials take tactical aviation stra... [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Mar 28 2014]
Air Force planning for possible sequestration c... [Published Stars and Stripes - Mar 26 2014]
CSAF: Every budget decision hurts [Published Peninsula Warrior - Mar 22 2014]
Why Is The 'Retired' F-117 Nighthawk Still Flying? [Published Gizmodo - Mar 16 2014]
USAF Budget Director Outlines Challenges [Published Defense-Aerospace - Mar 13 2014]
Fighting a cyber-Pearl Harbour [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Feb 25 2014]
NATO ‘Mentors’ Train a Resurgent Afghan Air Force [Published Breitbart Feed - Jan 14 2014]
Northrop Grumman's Lake Charles Maintenance and... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Nov 20 2013]
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Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe.  Today: For those who measure a country’s clout by its military spending, today’s announcement could be the beginning of the end for the U.S. ...
NATO ‘Mentors’ Train a Resurgent Afghan Air Force [Published Breitbart Feed - Jan 14 2014]
(Bagram, Afghanistan)  On a grey-brown December morning, an Afghan Air Force C-208 taxis and holds short of runway two-nine at Kabul International Airport. Its mission isn’t glamorous: a liaison flight from the capital to the NATO Base at Bagram, ...
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